Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 9 Issue 3


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The governance of social enterprises in China

Xiaomin Yu

This paper aims to examine the governance structures and models adopted by diverse types of social enterprises (SEs) in China, a rarely studied topic of theoretical and…


Social enterprise in the development agenda. Opening a new road map or just a new vehicle to travel the same route?

Juan Carlos Perez de Mendiguren Castresana

The paper aims to analyse the narrative that promotes “social enterprise” and “social entrepreneurship” as innovative ways of obtaining economic growth, social development…

Achieving sustainable social enterprises for older people: evidence from a European project

Sandy Whitelaw, Carol Hill

In light of the contemporary UK policy framework elevating neo-mutualism and communitarian ethics within social policy, the purpose of this paper is to report on the…

Where does the Fair Trade price premium go? Confronting consumers' request with reality

Nina Langen, Lucie Adenaeuer

An important characteristic of Fair Trade products is that a fair price is paid to the producer. At the same time the Fair Trade system is accused of being inefficient…


SROI in practice: the Wooden Canal Boat Society

Dave Wilson, Michael Frederick Bull

The purpose of this case study is to highlight the complexities involved in conducting a social return on investment (SROI) forecast in a small social enterprise, The…

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